Dragon Minerals - May 10, 2021 Update - Page 1

This update includes affordable thumbnail specimens, priced from $5 to $50. Each comes mounted in a standard Perky box (hinged plastic thumbnail box), which is a 2.5 cm (one inch) cube.

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For scale, the round acrylic base shown in the photos measures 25 x 5 mm (1.0 x 0.2 inches).

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05758: Stibnite - $6
Baia Sprie Mine, Maramureș, Romania
Specimen status: Available
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Some terminations complete; others incomplete.

















20800: Calcite - $8
North Mine, Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
Specimen status: Available
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A twinned, well-terminated, very faintly frosted but otherwise transparent calcite scalenohedral crystal. Bright red fluorescence under shortwave UV.

















29115: Topaz (naturally etched) - $12
Skardu area, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
Specimen status: Available
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A light sherry-brown, mostly gemmy topaz crystal which has been naturally etched. Doubly terminated and complete all around.

















31941: Vanadinite replacing Wulfenite - $18
ErupciĆ³n Mine,  Ahumada Municipality, Chihuahua, Mexico
Specimen status: Available
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Two thick, tabular wulfenite crystals which have been overgrown and replaced with tiny by sparkling vanadinite.

















31978: Topaz - $12
Topaz Mountain, Thomas Range, Juab County, Utah
Specimen status: Available
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The termination is sharp, and the base cleaved. The top half is a light sherry brown and translucent to transparent. Rhyolite inclusions towards the base. Crystal faces are lightly frosted.

















32225: Hambergite - $50
Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande District, San Diego County, California
Specimen status: Available
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A doubly terminated, naturally etched and semilustrous crystal. Uncommon for the locality, especially in this size.

















32886: Cassiterite - $8
Elsmore Tin Mine, Gough County, New South Wales, Australia
Specimen status: Available
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A dark brown, translucent to opaque, highly lustrous and terminated cassiterite crystal, partly covered in muscovite. Some chipping is present.

















32951: Azurite - $14
Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region, Namibia
Specimen status: Available
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A lustrous and deep blue azurite cluster. Some chipping and contacts are noted.










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